CDL Route Driver

Waste Connections - Shenandoah, IA3.1

Full-time$120 - $130 a day
SkillsBenefits

Job Description

NOW OFFERING A $4,500 SIGN ON BONUS

We are looking for a safety conscience CDL Route Driver at Waste Connection/Shenandoah Sanitation in Shenandoah IA

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
  • Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.
  • Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.
  • Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.
  • Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • General yard maintenance and upkeep
  • Repairing dumpsters in spare time
  • Assisting in scrap yard unloading metal
  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 50-55 hour work week.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.
  • The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120.00 to $130.00 /day

Experience:

  • Commercial Driving: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • CDL Class B (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Signing bonus
  • Paid time off

Home Time policy:

  • Daily

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday